Fonds YUK-617 - Aaron Moulton fonds

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CA YCNYA YUK-617

Title

Aaron Moulton fonds

Date(s)

  • 1897 - 1898 (Creation)

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extent.01 m of textual records

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Name of creator

(1859-1938)

Biographical history

Aaron Moulton was born on November 17, 1859 and he left for the Klondike in August 1897, leaving behind a wife and children. He arrived in Dawson City, Yukon on September 15, 1897 and spent the winter of 1897, and spring and early summer of 1898, mining before returning to Tacoma, Washington in July or August 1898.

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Archival history

Donated by Carol Johnson, Aaron Moulton's granddaughter.

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Scope and content

The fonds consists of copies of four hand-written (and transcribed) letters Aaron Moulton wrote to his wife and children during the year he spent in the Yukon's Klondike from 1897-1898. Also included is a list of people mentioned in Aaron Moulton's letters.

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There are no donor-imposed restrictions on this material. General copyright or institutional or legal restrictions may apply.

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Yukon Archives

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  • English

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